Along with Crealine’s existing store of Riedel equipment, the new Artist, Bolero, and SmartPanel systems played a central role in the company’s production of the Red Bull Flight Day in Lausanne on Sept. 19. The Riedel gear facilitated communications between a studio, located on a raft near the launch pad, with three commentators; the host motorboat; a reporter and the technical team working across the event; Crealine’s remote team directing the live show from its Ulster facility; and LTE mobile cameras with a comms connection to the remote team.
Riedel’s Artist provides reliable communications and audio signal distribution for any audio or intercom application, while Bolero delivers unparalleled versatility for wireless communications. The company’s RSP-1216HL SmartPanel user interface packs multiple full-color, multitouch displays into 1 RU and boasts user-friendly controls that facilitate intuitive operation. Leveraging innovative hybrid lever keys and a growing array of apps — starting with Control Panel and Intercom apps — for multifunctionality, the interface makes it easy to adapt to changing workflows and production requirements.